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GCB - GCB Bank Limited

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GCB Bank Limited (formerly known as Ghana Commercial Bank) is the largest independent financial institution in Ghana. The company started in 1953 as the Bank of the Gold Coast to provide banking services to the emerging nation for socioeconomic development. The bank had been wholly owned by the Government of Ghana until 1996. Today, the Government's ownership stands at 21.4% while individual and institutional holdings take up the rest. Social Security and National Insurance Trust is currently the largest shareholder in the company with 29.8% holding, followed in third place by the UK investment firm SCBN/Northern Trust Global Service Ltd with a distant 6.6%. With over 150 branches and 11 agencies in all regions of the country, GCB Bank is, in effect, the widest-networked commercial bank in Ghana. In 2013, the bank adopted an internal change program that overhauled its brand, resulting in the new name the following year.

GCB Bank Limited is listed on the Ghana Stock Exchange (GSE). GCB is traded on the GSE under the ticker symbol “GCB”. The International Securities Identification Number (ISIN) of GSE:GCB is GH0000000094. GCB Bank Limited is currently the ninth most valuable stock on the GSE with a market capitalization of GHS 1.06 billion, which makes about 1.64% of the Ghana Stock Exchange equity market.

GCB4.00 ▪ 0.00
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Last Trading Results
Opening Price
Day’s Low Price
Day’s High Price
Traded Volume0
Number of Deals
Gross Turnover
Growth & Valuation
Earnings Per Share2.3608
Price/Earning Ratio1.69
Dividend Per Share0.50
Dividend Yield12.5%
Shares Outstanding265M
Market Capitalization1.06B
Monetary values are quoted in Ghana Cedi (GHS) unless otherwise stated

GCB Stock Market Performance


The current share price of GCB Bank Limited (GCB) is GHS 4.00. GCB closed its last trading day (Wednesday, October 5, 2022) at 4.00 GHS per share on the Ghana Stock Exchange (GSE). GCB began the year with a share price of 5.24 GHS but has since lost 23.7% off that price valuation, ranking it 36th on the GSE in terms of year-to-date performance.

GCB Bank is the fifth most traded stock on the Ghana Stock Exchange over the past three months (Jul 6 - Oct 5, 2022). GCB has traded a total volume of 2.06 million shares valued at GHS 8.62 million over the period, with an average of 32,716 traded shares per session. A volume high of 825,013 was achieved on September 5th for the same period. The table below details the last 10 trading days of activity of GCB Bank on the Ghana Stock Exchange.


Profile of GCB Bank Limited

GCB Bank Limited operates in the Financials sector, specifically, the Banking industry. The company is led by Anselm Ransford Sowah as its Managing Director, since 2017. The company's board of directors, chaired by Jude Kofi Arthur, is composed of 12 members whose names are listed below.

  1. Arthur, Jude Kofi
  2. Sowah, Anselm Ransford
    Managing Director
  3. Amankwah, Samuel
    DMD, Operations
  4. Affram, Socrates
    DMD, Finance
  5. Saraa III, Nana (Queen Mother of Denkyira)
    Non-Executive Director
  6. Yakubu, Alhassan (Alhaji)
    Non-Executive Director
  7. Arthur-Collins, Francis
    Non-Executive Director
  8. Ankrah, Emmanuel Ray
    Non-Executive Director
  9. Ayuba, Osmani Aludiba
    Non-Executive Director
  10. Amarteifio, Nik
    Non-Executive Director
  11. Essah, Lydia (Mrs.)
    Non-Executive Director
  12. Younge, Edward Prince Amoatia
    Non-Executive Director

Factsheet of GCB Bank Limited

GCB Building, Thorpe Road/High Street, PO Box GP 134, Accra, Ghana
+233-302-663-964, +233-302-672-852, +233-302-664-914

GCB Industrial Market Competitors

GCB Bank Limited, issuers of the GCB stock on the Ghana Stock Exchange, have a number of market competitors who are also engaged in the Financials sector and/or Banking industry. The table below presents an overview of the market standing of the top 10 by year-to-date performance.

Index of African Stock Exchanges:

  1. Botswana Stock Exchange
  2. BRVM Stock Exchange
  3. Ghana Stock Exchange
  4. Johannesburg Stock Exchange
  5. Lusaka Securities Exchange
  6. Malawi Stock Exchange
  7. Nairobi Securities Exchange
  8. Nigerian Stock Exchange
  9. Uganda Securities Exchange
  10. Zimbabwe Stock Exchange

Comments (23)

  1. Josephine Agbo-odoJosephine Agbo-odo
    Aug 14, 2022 20:47 GMT

    Pls I want to buy shares in GCB bank.
    Pls how do I go about it?

  2. Josephine MensahJosephine Mensah
    Mar 22, 2022 15:23 GMT

    When will the bank open share buying. I want to buy shares

  3. Ayisi ako teteAyisi ako tete
    Apr 24, 2020 22:17 GMT

    My father bought shares for me 1996 at koforidua gcb .he died 2015 and want to knw what i can do to check or update my self on my own share

  4. Edward Asare DansoEdward Asare Danso
    Apr 25, 2018 11:32 GMT

    I want to buy shares in GCB Bank. Which stock broker do I contact? Can I buy direct from the bank?

    May 25, 2017 19:59 GMT

    I did not receive any dividend payment in 2016 for my shared in GCB Bank. how do I find out why?

    1. Michael KwayisiMichael Kwayisi
      Oct 21, 2017 19:07 GMT

      John, I'd advise that you contact your broker since GCB has been paying dividends regularly, the latest being 38p per share announced in May 2017.

  6. AdizaAdiza
    Mar 26, 2022 16:11 GMT

    Please how can I buy a share at gcb.thank you

  7. Dr Adam Alhassan JanguDr Adam Alhassan Jangu
    Feb 19, 2018 19:31 GMT

    Please I would be grateful if my dividends are channelled into my bank accounts directly.

    Dec 2, 2018 10:02 GMT

    How can I get some of the shares to buy with a broker

    1. KwameKwame
      Oct 30, 2019 05:21 GMT

      Yes you can

  9. Ampong Sarkodie HoliousAmpong Sarkodie Holious
    Jul 14, 2021 21:52 GMT

    Please wat is the percentage of a share purchased?

  10. Frimpon,SampsonFrimpon,Sampson
    Jul 15, 2019 08:19 GMT

    My mum purchased the GCB shares in 1996. We've all forgotten about it until today that I called to remind her. I discovered she has misplaced everything concerning the purchased of this shares. Now how can she reclaimed her dividends?

    1. KwameKwame
      Oct 30, 2019 05:20 GMT

      Kindly visit your stock broker or the Central Securities Depository for assistance.

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